Firstbeat Sports for Basketball

Trusted by the world’s most elite sports teams.


From the NCAA to the NBA, basketball’s small roster size and position specialization makes it the perfect team sport to maximize the potential of an individualized approach to performance and recovery management.

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Train and plan with confidence on a team and individual level using HRV-based insights. Optimize performance by taking an individualized approach to training based on what works best for each athlete.

Manage load and recovery with accurate and instant data. Find out how each athlete really responds during a training session and ensure that each session meets the physiological goals set. Real-time monitoring allows you to react in the moment and receive automated feedback right after each session.

Fast-track athlete development with Firstbeat Sports

Firstbeat gives you useful and actionable data that help athletes reach their potential by teaching them how to listen to their bodies. The data insights drives conversations to increase buy-in and make athletes become aware of how to support and optimize their own performance.


BC Pharmaserv Marbug
“One thing that I really like is that Firstbeat is a conversation starter for me to get into a deeper dialogue with my players – you get into a little conversation and get more information out of the players than you probably normally would.”
Chris Köller, Athletic Strength and Conditioning Coach at BC Pharmaserv Marburg

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RASTA Vechta
“I always like to call Firstbeat a very lean system that doesn’t swamp you with parameters that you basically don’t use. It’s accessible from anywhere and the dashboard design is very clear and flexible. You can choose your key metrics and customize the online view to your personal needs.”
Domenik Theodorou, Performance Coach, RASTA Vechta

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Sacramento Kings Using “Intuitive” Firstbeat Sports in New NBA Season

Sacramento Kings
“We are glad to have Firstbeat Sports as part of our performance toolkit. Whether we are collecting data for physiologic testing, tracking the demands of on-court activity, or prescribing specific workouts, Firstbeat is easy to use and very flexible to our needs.”
Cory Kennedy, Director of Performance, Sacramento Kings

Firstbeat Sports - NCAA basketball

University of Buffalo
“The Firstbeat data quantifies something that is already happening but we normally wouldn’t be able to see. We can objectively quantify recovery and objectively quantify training load instead of just relying on the eye test or guessing. Getting that information and using it is really valuable.”
Sean Conaty, Director of Sports Performance, University of Buffalo (Buffalo Bulls)

Find out more how the Buffalo Bulls utilize internal load data to optimize performance and recovery.

Training Load Guide for Basketball

Make Decisions Based on Objective Data, Not Guesswork

Includes new Basketball specific reference values

  • Truly individualize training and recovery guidance
  • Effectively use metrics like TRIMP, Movement Load, EPOC, and aerobic/anaerobic Training Effect
  • Access our soccer-specific reference values to help you get a feel for the data

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Basketball Clients Include:

National teams

German leagues
Alba Berlin
Basketballclub Marburg e. V.
Brose Bamberg
medi Bayreuth
Rostock Seawolves
Science City Jena
SG ART Giants Düsseldorf

Italian leagues
A.S. Junior Pallacanestro Casale
Aquila Basket Trento
Aurora Basket Jesi
Basket Bassano
Basket Jesi Academy
Cestistica San Severo
Derthona Basket
Germani Brescia
Gesam Gas & Luce Le Mura Lucca
JB Monferrato
Meccanica Nova Vigarano
New Basket Brindisi
NP Olginate
Pallacanestro Varese
Pallacanestro Vigarano
Pistoia Basket
Reyer Venezia
Virtus Bologna

Chicago Bulls
Golden State Warriors
New York Knicks
Orlando Magic
Sacramento Kings

Other leagues
BC CSU Sibiu (Romania)
Bulls Basketball (Austria)
CB Breogán (Spain)
Fuerza Regia (Mexico)
Latvian Basketball Association
London Lions (United Kingdom)
JL Bourg (France)
Real Betis Baloncesto (Spain)
Universitario de Ferrol (Spain)
Western Australian Institute of Sport


Acadia University
Appalachian State University
Binghamton University
Bradley University
Christopher Newport University
Colgate University
College of William & Mary
Creighton University
Eastern Michigan University
Florida Atlantic University
High Point University
Liberty University
Longwood University
Louisiana Tech University
Ohio University
Old Dominion University
Purdue University
Robert Morris University
Sacred Heart University
Smith College Basketball
Stanford University
University of Alabama
University of Oklahoma
University of Buffalo
University of California, Davis
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
University of Cincinnati
University of Colorado
University of Detroit Mercy
University of Findlay
University of Louisiana at Lafayette
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Nevada
University of New Mexico
University of Northern Colorado
University of North Florida
University of Pittsburgh
University of San Diego
University of South Alabama
University of Vermont
University of Virginia
University of Wisconsin
Valparaiso University
Vanderbilt University
Xavier University



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